“Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step entrepreneurship training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration through a public private partnership with the Institute of Veterans and Military Families, the Marcus Foundation and First Data Corporation. This course is open to Veterans of all eras (Servicemembers, including members of the National Guard and Reserves) and their spouses. The curriculum provides assistance to those interested in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. In addition, participants are introduced to SBA resources available to access start-up capital, technical assistance and contracting opportunities.
Boots to Business (B2B) is the two-step entrepreneurial training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program.
Two-step training program includes:
-Introduction to Entrepreneurship Two-Day Course
A two-day classroom course offered as one of the three Transition GPS elective tracks
-Foundations of Entrepreneurship
An eight-week, instructor-led online course that offers in-depth instruction on the elements of a business plan and tips and techniques for starting a business
The curriculum continuum includes: steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan, and information on available SBA resources to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance. Visit www.sba.gov/bootstobusiness for more information about this program.
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